Visual arts

Posted On June 9, 20110 Comments

The art of Marionette puppetry

This particular post concentrates of an ancient art form called Marionette puppetry. Marionette is believed to date right back to ancient Egyptian times though wasn’t truly popularised until Roman times, though whether they were the marionette puppets we see today is not clear. They were often used throughout history in various forms until the term... Read More

Posted On June 6, 20110 Comments

Film review, Team america

I would like to talk in this post about a brilliant comedy film. I say brilliant but very adult in nature. Developed in the style of production of Thunderbirds, a television series from the 1960′s about an organisation of international rescue. Team America are the world police. With strong language, adult themes of violence and... Read More

Posted On June 5, 20110 Comments

Psychedelic rock band, Pink Floyd

In this post i would like to talk about the psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd. Originally founded by Roger Waters, Syd Barrett, Richard Wright and Nick Mason, they enjoyed success in the underground music scene with some intensely strange and psychedelic music. They released an album called Piper and the gates of dawn in 1967... Read More

Posted On June 4, 20110 Comments

Film actor profiles, Johnny Depp.

This post covers one of the people everybody knows of. I am of course talking about the hugely successful and very talented Johnny Depp. An actor who is known distinctly for his weird and wacky characters. That is probably why Tim Burton so closely associates with him in terms of film. . A basic history... Read More

Posted On June 4, 20110 Comments

Film review, 300

300 is a film i actually really like despite it not really being the thing i am generally interested in. 300 has a very animated feel about it which for some reason i dont enjoy. One thing that simply cant be criticised is the quality of the effects. Starring Gerard Butler, Lena Headey and David... Read More

Posted On June 2, 20110 Comments

Film review, the tourist.

This is a film review of a film i saw just a few days ago. It is called The tourist. Starring quite possibly two of the most powerful sex symbols in the modern movie scene. I am of course talking about every mans dream woman, Angelina Jolie and the person every man wants to be... Read More

Posted On May 26, 20110 Comments

Film review, Salt

Today i watched the relatively new film Salt. A espionage meets revenge high powered action thriller starring the action thriller queen Angelina Jolie. She did a fantastic job, in parts which is rare for an action thriller she led a really emotional performance. Some of the scenes are quite hard to watch and for that... Read More

Posted On May 24, 20110 Comments

The art form of kinetic sculpture

In the particular post i would like to talk about a subject that i generally find quite interesting. I am of course talking about the relatively modern art form of Kinetic sculpture. Many people seem to be practicing this form but honestly for me only a couple stand out and i would like to talk... Read More

Posted On May 22, 20110 Comments

Film review, the best man

Now i just want to point out here right at the very start of this post, that being a manly kind of man who is only interested in manly pursuits in a very manly way that i am not generally  a fan of distinctly unmanly chick flicks. (I know, what a load of BS, but... Read More

Posted On May 14, 20110 Comments

Film reviews, Troy

Today i would like to talk about the film, Troy. Based on one of the most classic stories written and one which has been used to the point of destroying it’s potency. A story of how love and greed can bring out the ugliest side of humanity possible. At its base level the films plot... Read More

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